Master Instructors
Chuck Evans

Chuck Evans

Worldwide Executive Director of Instruction

Kansas City, MO

Chuck Evans is one of only 31 Teachers in the world to hold the designation of "Doctorate in Golf Stroke Engineering." He is one of the most highly sought after instructors in the world, not only by players, but other teachers as well, and is known as the Teacher of Teachers! Chuck has held the positions of Director of Schools for the PGA Tour Golf Academy and the Director of Instruction for the US Golf Institute. He is also recognized by Golf Magazine as a Top 100 Teacher, Golf Digest Top Teachers in America and GRAA Top 50 Growth of the Game Teachers.

Phone: (850) 687-7995
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David Wedzik

David Wedzik

Worldwide Director of Instruction

Erie, PA

During his career Dave has enjoyed the opportunity to spend an extensive amount of time learning first hand from many of the world's Top 50 Instructors, including Mike Bender, Fred Griffin, Chuck Evans, Randy Smith, and Robert Baker. He looks forward to sharing all of this experience, along with his long term playing background with students of all levels.

Phone: (850) 774-2314
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Director of Instructor Development
Erik J. Barzeski

Erik J. Barzeski

Director of Instructor Development

Erie, PA

A long-time low-handicap golfer, Erik first met Dave Wedzik in 2009 and began working with him as an instructor shortly thereafter. He brings a deep scientific knowledge, a natural curiosity, and a passion for golf to the Golf Evolution team that has made him and those around him better instructors, and improved the games of countless players of all abilities.

Erik serves as not only Director of Instruction for Erie, PA but Director of Instruction Development for the 5 Simple Instructor program, and works closely with Master Instructor Dave Wedzik on a daily basis.

Phone: (814) 873-0811
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Regional Directors of Instruction (U.S.A.)
Preston  Combs

Preston Combs

Director of Instruction

Jackson, NJ



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Bob  Corbo

Bob Corbo

Director of Instruction

Princeton, NJ



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Karen  Davies

Karen Davies

Director of Instruction

Scottsdale, AZ

Originally from North Wales, UK, Karen began playing golf there as a junior. By the age of sixteen, she held a +5 handicap, resulting in great amateur golf success. Karen has competed in most of the biggest golf tournaments around the globe including being on the winning GB&I Curtis Cup team in 1986 & 1988. Karen played four years at the University of Florida 1984-88. Her college career included nine collegiate wins, SEC Player of the Year, two NCAA Div1 National Team Championship wins, three Time 1st Team All American and an inductee into the University of Florida Sports Hall of Fame. After college, she competed on the LPGA, LET, JLPGA Tours for 14 years.

Since 2001, Karen has devoted her time to teaching and coaching the game of golf . Karen won the LPGA T&CP; National Golf Championship in 2007 &2010;. In 2013 Karen was awarded the LPGA Central Section Teacher of the Year. Karen coaches and connects with golfers at all levels of play; empowering and guiding them to accomplish their golf goals. Karen understands the challenges & the potential gains a player can be faced with to achieve a better game. She is dedicated to assisting and mentoring players to develop their best techniques and strategies to perform on the course, to facilitate more confidence and lower their scores. With a unique perspective into the extraordinary and challenging game of golf; Karen helps golfers experience the wonderful discoveries and joys of playing the game at all levels of play.

Phone: (800) 732-4995

Lee Deitrick

Lee Deitrick

Director of Instruction

Inland Empire, CA

Lee has been a Golf Instructor and Golf Coach since 1980. He has been fortunate to have studied under the guidance of such instructors as Jim Flick for 20 years, Paul Bertholy, Tom Tomasello, Chuck Evans, Lynn Blake, and Peter Croker. He earned a G.S.E.M. degree in The Golfing Machine in 2003 and has been a Medicus Golf Institute Master Instructor since 2006. He was a National Golf Foundation (NGF) Instructor for professionals, teachers, and coaches. He is currently an instructor at the Professional Golfers Career College in Temecula, CA.

Phone: (909) 560-3560

John  Dunigan

John Dunigan

Director of Instruction

Philadelphia, PA



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Sean  Etheredge

Sean Etheredge

Director of Instruction

San Antonio, TX



Phone: (210) 667-6712

Ron  Gring

Ron Gring

Director of Instruction

Mobile, AL



Phone: (251) 401-6225

Lloyd  Higley

Lloyd Higley

Director of Instruction

Chicago, IL

Lloyd has been a student of golf instruction for many years. He has studied the great instructors from the past such as Ernest Jones, Percy Boomer, and Alex Morrison. In recent years he has spent time learning the science of the swing and how to apply the new found knowledge to practical applications on the lesson range. Using Flightscope 3d radar, pressure matts, and high-speed cameras to collect data.

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Paul  Kaster

Paul Kaster

Director of Instruction

Northern New Jersey, NJ

Paul is an accomplished player and has turned his passion for golf and continuous learning towards becoming the best coach and instructor that he can be. He is also a Flightscope Certified Professional and leading SeeMore Putter Institute instructor. Paul coaches players of all ages and abilities and believes in a multifaceted approach. Several of his junior clients have earned berths at the U.S. Kids Golf World Championships at Pinehurst Resort, and Player of the Year honors on U.S. Kids Golf local tours.

Paul has studied under and taken lessons from a number of the most renowned coaches in golf including Bob Toski, Phil Ritson, Gale Peterson, Chuck Evans, Dr. Rick Jensen, Randy Meyers, Pat O’Brien, Ted Gallina, and Canadian coaching guru Henry Brunton.

Phone: (609) 306-5029
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Josh Koch

Josh Koch

Director of Instruction

Medina, OH

Josh began playing golf competitively at the age of 11 and continued through high school and college where he received a scholarship to play golf at Florida Southern College in Lakeland, Florida. Since graduating college, Josh continues to compete in various professional golf events; he works extensively in golf product development for Medicus Golf; and he teaches regularly as a professional golf instructor. He's learned the ins and outs of the swing from some of the best teachers in the game through his years of experience as both an amateur and professional golfer. Josh strongly believes that golf is a multidimensional sport and to be the complete golfer/athlete it requires the right balance of swing mechanics, physical fitness and mental strength.

Phone: (800) 732-4995

Stephan  Kostelecky

Stephan Kostelecky

Director of Instruction

Little Rock, AR

Stephan currently resides in Little Rock, Arkansas. He is the only D-Plane Certified Instructor and 5 Simple Keys® Instructor in the state of Arkansas and is always seeking out continuing education.

Stephan also reaches students all over the world as an online instructor with Golf Evolution's online academy "Evolvr." Stephan believes in growing the game of golf by finding the most effective swing for each particular student based upon the laws of geometry and physics.

Prior to moving to Little Rock, Stephan has taught thousands of lessons as a Golf Professional in Oklahoma City. His past and present students include: mini-tour players, PGA Professionals, collegiate, and high school golfers.

Phone: (515) 509-1419
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Kris Kroetsch

Kris Kroetsch

Director of Instruction

Fargo, ND



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Corey  Lundberg

Corey Lundberg

Director of Instruction

Dallas, TX



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Rob  McGill

Rob McGill

Director of Instruction

Murfreesboro, TN

Rob McGill is the Head Golf Professional at Stones River Country Club. He attended Middle Tennessee State University from 1988-1994. In 1994, Rob began his career in the golf industry as an Assistant Professional at WillowBrook Golf Club in Tennessee. In February 1998 he saw an opportunity to get back to his hometown of Murfreesboro and accepted the job as Assistant Golf Professional to Gene Dixon, Pro Emeritus, at Stones River Country Club. Rob was nominated for the Middle Tennessee's Chapter's Merchandiser, Junior Golf Leader, and Teacher of the year in 2011. In March of 2012 Rob was accredited in the Medicus 5 Simple Keys System® teaching system and was named Director of Instruction for Tennessee for the System, and was awarded the Junior Golf Leader of the Year award for the Middle Tennessee Chapter of the PGA. This award signifies his dedication to Junior Golf and commitment to growing golf at the grass roots level.

Phone: (931) 703-7622
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Brian  McGrew

Brian McGrew

Director of Instruction

Peachtree, GA

Brian is a young, up-and-coming golf instructor. Since college he has traveled the country learning from some of the best instructors in the world. From tour professionals to beginners, Brian has helped golfers at all levels of the sport improve their games. Whether you need to improve your swing mechanics or your course management, Brian can help you find your biggest weakness and turn it into a strength.

Phone: (706) 299-0013
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Michael  McLoughlin

Michael McLoughlin

Director of Instruction

San Diego, CA

Mike competed at the Division I collegiate level for the University of San Francisco. He has had the pleasure to learn directly from 5 Simple Keys® Worldwide Executive Directors of Instruction Dave Wedzik and 5SK Director of Instructor Development Erik Barzeski, as well as Grant Waite and Dana Dahlquist among others. Mike believes in finding the most efficient swing for each student and that the learning process never stops. Mike utilizes the 5 Simple Keys® system to advance players of all levels. Mike continues to share his knowledge of the swing and help others with their games as "mvmac" on TheSandTrap.com

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Michael  Michaelides

Michael Michaelides

Director of Instruction

New York City, NY



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Bill  Mykytka

Bill Mykytka

Director of Instruction

San Jose, CA

“ShorelineBill” is the 5SK Director of Instruction for the San Francisco Bay Area. Bill has been teaching since 2001 and in 2007 he finished Top 100 out of over 4000 graduates in the country from the PGA/PGM program. Bill has learned from many of the world’s top instructors including: Jim "Doc" Suttie, Mike McGetrick, Grant Waite, Chuck Evans, David Wedzik, James Sieckmann and others. In addition to 5SK, Bill is certified and utilizes TrackMan, KVest, and SAM Balance Lab during lessons. Bill teaches at Shoreline Golf Links in Mountain View and also conducts on-campus clinics for some giant Silicon Valley corporations.

Phone: (650) 346-9235
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Don  Parsons

Don Parsons

Director of Instruction

Santa Barbara, CA

Great players aren't necessarily the best teachers and many of the best teachers aren't great players. Don Parsons blends these skills in a way that allows his players to excel. As a player, Don won the 1988 California Amateur Championship at Pebble Beach, and his years of tournament experience means he knows how to help his players succeed.

As coach Don was named the 2003 Southern California PGA Teacher of the Year. Don loves to learn, and was among the first Directors for 5SK, has achieved the highest certification levels with the TPI, and serves on the Advisory Board for KVest.

Don's commitment to his players is unparalleled. Over the years he has sent over 90 junior players to play college golf and his players have had success at the highest levels. His simple communication style and depth of knowledge makes him a popular choice for serious golfers who want to perform their best. Don is the co-owner of Twin Lakes Golf Course in Santa Barbara, CA.

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Dennis  Sales

Dennis Sales

Director of Instruction

Fort Worth, TX



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Jared  Shears

Jared Shears

Director of Instruction

Madison, WI

Jared Shears is a teaching professional in the Madison, Wisconsin area. He attended Weber State University from 1997-2002. In 2002, Jared began his career in the golf industry as an Assistant Professional at Glen Eagle Golf Club in Syracuse, Utah. In June 2010 he qualified to play in the National Club Pro Championship in French Lick, Indiana. Through this experience he saw an opportunity to help golfers through simplistic instruction. This started with joining the AimPoint Certified Instructors. This simplistic form of instruction on putting lead him to search out a more simplistic way of teaching the full swing. In March 2013 Jared was accredited in the 5 Simple Keys® teaching system and was named Director of Instruction for Wisconsin.

Phone: (801) 791-2149
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Brian  Steinke

Brian Steinke

Director of Instruction

Minneapolis, MN

Brian Steinke is the General Manager/PGA Head Professional at Forest Hills Golf Club in Forest Lake, Minnesota. He has been a PGA Member since 2001 and became a Director of Instruction Medicus/PureStrike 5 Simple Keys® in January 2014. He has worked with and learned from some of the nation's best golf instructors like Dr. Jim Suttie, Todd Sones, and Mike Bender.


Rob  Thompson

Rob Thompson

Director of Instruction

Toledo, OH

Rob Thompson is a teaching professional located in Huron, Ohio. Rob joined the Army out of high school. Since returning from Iraq in 2006, Rob has pursued a career in the golf business. Rob works an Assistant professional at Mudbrook Golf Center in Huron, OH. At Mudbrook Golf Center, Rob conducts weekly Junior Clinics and many private lessons. Rob has strong background in club fitting and teaching using FlightScope® and Trackman® radar systems. Rob has recently worked with PING® as Tech Rep for them, conducting many club fitting and demo days. Most recently Rob coached his local high school team to the State Tournament.

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Chuck  Waltz

Chuck Waltz

Director of Instruction

Orlando, FL



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International Directors of Instruction
Melissa  Core-Gunn

Melissa Core-Gunn

Co-Director of Instruction

Ottawa, ON




Graham  Gunn

Graham Gunn

Co-Director of Instruction

Ottawa, ON




Jeff  Gunn

Jeff Gunn

Co-Director of Instruction

Ottawa, ON




James  Hirshfield

James Hirshfield

Director of Instruction

London, England



Phone: +44 7939 902455
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Cory  Kartusch

Cory Kartusch

Director of Instruction

Winnipeg, MB



Phone: (204) 888-8229

Ivan  Lipko

Ivan Lipko

Director of Instruction

Russia,

Ivan started his golf studies in 2010 under the tutelage of prominent golf coaches: David Wedzik, Erik J. Barzeski, and James Hirshfield. He became 5 Simple Keys certified at the first accreditation school in May 2011. 
Ivan was lucky enough to obtain a wealth of knowledge from a number of big names in golf including Golf Magazine World 100 Instructor Chuck Evans. Ivan also holds a number of certifications including SAM Putt Lab Level 3 Senior Instructor, Trackman Level 2 Instructor, TPI Level 2 Junior Coach, TPI Level 2 Golf Mechanic, Mind Factor Master Instructor and GSEB Degree in the Golfing Machine.

Ivan is currently working with many amateur players from the Russian Federation as well as some mini-tour players in Europe.


Etienne  Olivier

Etienne Olivier

Director of Instruction

Cape Town, South Africa




Quintin  van der Berg

Quintin van der Berg

Director of Instruction

Cape Town, South Africa



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Tim  Van Polen

Tim Van Polen

Director of Instruction

Barcelona, Spain





5SK Instructors
Joe  Caruso

Joe Caruso

Instructor

San Antonio, TX




Andrea  Drake

Andrea Drake

Instructor

Naples, FL



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Tim  Hobby

Tim Hobby

Instructor

San Antonio, TX



Phone: (210) 410-4788

Cary  Lonis

Cary Lonis

Instructor

Augusta, GA



Phone: (260) 414-7457
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Andrew  Moore

Andrew Moore

Instructor

Myrtle Beach, SC

Andrew Moore is a soon-to-be graduate of the PGA Golf Management program at Coastal Carolina University. He has spent extensive time under many top-instructors and prides himself for his ability to diagnose the causes and effects in the golf swing. Utilizing the 5 Simple Keys® system expedites and simplifies this process. Andrew looks forward to improving your swing and enjoyment of the game.

Phone: (843) 360-1153
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Michael  O'Connor

Michael O'Connor

Instructor

Erie, PA




Tony  Trace

Tony Trace

Instructor

Columbus, OH



Phone: (614) 507-8963
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Brett  Zenewicz

Brett Zenewicz

Instructor

Erie, PA



Phone: (814) 397-6891
Website: (814) 397-6891
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